Thomas J. Bird
MARBLEHEAD: Thomas J. Bird, 62, of Marblehead, died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton, OH. He was born January 3, 1950 the son of the late Mayor Robert J. and Marian (Pepon) Bird.
Tom was a 1968 graduate of Danbury High School; 1972 graduate of BGSU receiving his BA in Business; he taught and coached football at North Ridgeville Schools until 1978. From 1978 until his retirement on December 22, 2006 he was a pipefitter/plumber for General Motors in Sandusky. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marblehead and VFW Post 7572 mens auxiliary, Marblehead, OH. He was in his third term on the Village of Marblehead Board of Public Affairs where he was currently serving as President. He was very musically talented and enjoyed playing the keyboard and organ. He especially enjoyed following musical groups and going to concerts.
Surviving are his sister: Mayor Jacqueline A. Bird of Marblehead; aunts and uncles, Mrs. Nora Bird, Marblehead, Joseph (Mary) Pepon of Sandusky, Michael (Beatrice) Pepon of Marblehead; numerous cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Anna and Joseph Pepon, William and Ida Bird; aunts and uncles, John J. Bird, Edward and Jeanette Bird, Willard Bird, Anna and Charles Myers, Alice and Joseph Cander and Elaine and Anthony Kuznik.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Dan Ring at 10:00 am Friday, October 26, 2012 at St Joseph Catholic Church, Marblehead, OH where visitation will be held Friday from 9:00 until the Mass. Additional visitation will be held Thursday from 2:00 - 8:00 pm At Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 E. Harbor Rd. Lakeside—Marblehead, OH. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marblehead Vol. Fire Department or the Village of Marblehead Police Association.
On line condolences may be shared with the family at www.neideckerleveckcrosser.com
Published in the News Herald on Oct. 23, 2012